Here's a video of a recent interview I had with Melinda Chen from Women Making Big Sales where we talked about how motivation is built through action, how to overcome failure and stay motivated, how progress in meaningful work, no matter how small, builds motivation that creates an upward spiral, why visualization and self-affirmations often lead to poorer performance, and other strategies to boost motivation and keep you motivated. You can check out my previous blog on this topic.
What do you use to increase your motivation? Do you use visualization, mantras, declarations, or other self-help advice? The truth is that these techniques rarely work. They may make you feel better in the moment, but they don’t often lead to more work. In fact, they may make you feel worse in the long run.Continue reading